May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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COMM 2070 - Intercultural Communication


Academic Division:

Liberal Arts


Academic Discipline:

Communication


Assistant Dean: Steve Haynes PhD
3 Credit(s)
Course explores the dynamic role intercultural communication plays in today’s ever complex and changing world. Intercultural communication will be viewed through the lenses of individual, interpersonal, organizational, and societal/cultural perspectives to help students understand the context of both their own behavior and the behavior of others. (This course may NOT be substituted for COMM 1010 - Speech ). Semesters Available: Based on need. UG
3 Lecture Hour(s);
College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcome Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication- Written   
Communication Speech   
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence Identify cultural differences (at a variety of levels) and influence the indivdual’s ability to communicate. Written assignments, oral presentations, exams,and quizzes throughout the semester. Intercultural knowledge and competence value rubric. 
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  

 



Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Define culture, communication and intercultural communication.

Written assignments, oral presentations, discussion, exams and quizzes throughout the semester.

2. Identify and appraise the intercultural concepts in a variety of situations.

Written assignments, oral presentations, discussion and quizzes throughout the semester.

3. Predict ethnocentric tendencies by analysis of an intercultural communication in a range of situations

Written assignments, oral presentations, discussion, exams and quizzes.– by the end of the semester.

4. Recognize and apply appropriate interventions to avoid intercultural communication

misunderstandings

Written assignments, oral presentations, discussion, exams and quizzes.– by the end of the semester.

 



Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F


Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 


Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

 

 





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